Historical Events In 1939
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Sep 04 The Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated on this day in history.
Sep 05 On this day in history 34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2)
Sep 05 Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67 in the year 1939.
Sep 05 On this day in history the US proclaims its neutrality in WWII a position that would last until 12/7/1941.
Sep 06 1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WW II in the year 1939.
Sep 06 On this day in history arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71
Sep 06 South Africa declares war on Germany during WWII on this day in history.
Sep 07 In the year 1939 radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission
Sep 08 In the year 1939 fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe
Sep 09 Nazi army reaches Warsaw in the year 1939.
Sep 09 On this day in history s M Tretjakow, writer, dies at 47 [or Aug 9]
Sep 10 Canada declares war on Germany in the year 1939.
Sep 10 On this day in history canada declares war on Germany during WWII.
Sep 10 In the year 1939 hMS OXLEY, sunk by "friendly fire " off Norwegian coast, south of Stavanger in North Sea torpedoed in error by RN submarine 'Triton'.
Sep 11 Battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw in the year 1939.
Sep 13 On this day in history first (tethered) flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, one of the first viable American helicopters
Sep 14 British fleet attacks German U-39 boat in the year 1939.
Sep 15 On this day in history australian government announces the mobilisation of the militia and the establishment of the Second AIF for service abroad
Sep 16 On this day in history 53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64)
Sep 16 Yanks clinch pennant #11 on this day in history.
Sep 17 German U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die in the year 1939.
Sep 17 On this day in history hMS COURAGEOUS sunk south west of Ireland by 2 torpedoes from German U.29. 514 men lost from crew of 1,260
Sep 17 Invasion of Poland by the Red Army on this day in history.
Sep 18 In the year 1939 bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- )
Sep 18 On this day in history polish govt of Moscicki flees to Romania
Sep 19 In the year 1939 british Expeditionary Force reaches France
Sep 20 British fleet takes German U-27 boat on this day in history.
Sep 21 On this day in history armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered
Sep 21 In the year 1939 heydrich orders ghettos established in occupied Poland, under "Judenrats".
Sep 21 Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews in the year 1939.
Sep 23 In the year 1939 cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4
Sep 23 Sigmund Freud, created psychoanalysis, dies at 83 in the year 1939.
Sep 24 On this day in history carl Laenmie, film producer, dies
Sep 25 German Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs on this day in history.